10 Micro-Enterprise, SME, Business Factoids

10 Micro-Enterprise, SME, Business Factoids

The British are coming… the British are coming…..

  1. 95% of UK Businesses can be described as Micro-enterprises (having less than ten employees)
  2. UK Micro-Business accounts for nearly one fifth of the economy
  3. UK Micro-Businesses generate £613,266m turnover for the UK economy
  4. UK small and medium sized enterprise accounts for 99.9% of the total number of all private sector enterprises in the UK
  5. UK SME’s accounted for 58.8% of total employment and 48.8% of total turnover in the private sector (2011)
  6. London was ranked first place in the 2011 Global Financial Centres Index
  7. The UK is one of the world’s leading economies
  8. The UK is the world’s sixth largest economy and trading nation
  9. The UK has created five of the world’s top twenty best selling medicines
  10. UK private sector businesses have risen from 160,000 in the 1950’s to 4.5m

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About The Author - Mike has been doing this for twenty years; this current recession isn’t the first he’s worked through with businesses - His clients are mostly UK based. As well as fresh coffee, movies with good soundtracks, Sunday lunches – especially with his family – two wheels (and four) and using maps to get to the hidden gems of Norfolk, he takes great pride in building bridges for business owners and takes them across the gaps, to access finance and funding. He doesn’t `Do’ egos, irresponsibility or weak tea.


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